Mallory Jensen


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Mallory Jensen advises clients in a range of industries, including financial services, technology, and health care, on data security and privacy issues, complex civil litigation, internal investigations, and intellectual property disputes.

In her data security and privacy work, Mallory counsels clients on pre-incident preparation and policy formation, and, following data breaches, manages incident response, including data breach notification, internal investigations, and breach-related litigation. She also helps clients understand the latest state and international data privacy laws and develops and updates compliant privacy policies and procedures. Mallory holds a CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.



  • Spanish
  • French


Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Northern District of California
  • New York State, First Department


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2012, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 
  • Columbia College, B.A., 2005, Sociology

Professional Activities

Law Clerk

  • Honorable Barry G. Silverman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2014-2015)
  • Honorable James A. Parker, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico (2012-2013)


  • “What the U.S. Pursuit of Nation-State Hackers Means for Cybercrime Victims and Targets,” Legaltech News (January 11, 2019), with Ronald Cheng
  • “What the U.S.' Pursuit of Foreign Nation-State Hackers Means for Cybercrime Victims and Targets,” Cybersecurity Law & Strategy (January 2019), with Ronald Cheng
  • “Countdown to GDPR Enforcement: Final Steps and Looking Ahead,” Cybersecurity Law Report (May 16, 2018), with Scott Pink and Amanda Bradley
  • “Five Months Until GDPR Enforcement: Addressing Tricky Questions and Answers,” Cybersecurity Law Report (December 2017), with Scott Pink and Hayley Ichilcik
  • "Ransomware: What To Do When it Happens to You," Corporate Counsel (October 2017), with Kiran Raj
  • “One Year Until GDPR Enforcement: Five Steps Companies Should Take Now,” Cybersecurity Law Report (May 2017), with Kiran Raj and Sara Zdeb
  • “Is ERISA Preemption Superfluous in the New Age of Health Care reform?” 2011 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. 464 (2011)
  • Represented a financial services company in the investigation of a potential data breach.
  • Represented a technology company in the review and assessment of its cybersecurity program.
  • Assisted multiple companies in reviewing and revising their data privacy policies and practices to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Assisted multiple companies in reviewing and revising their data privacy policies to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act.
  • Advised a technology company on the regulations and guidance applicable to the development of automated vehicle technology.